Italian Pignoli Cookies

Italian Pignoli Cookies

Classic Italian cookies with soft almond paste middles and a crunchy pine nut coating. They’re a must for any holiday cookie tray, even if you’re not Italian, and will be the first to disappear. {Hide some. . .} They’re revered for their striking almond flavor that comes from a trio of almond including almond paste,… 

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Slow-Cooker Meatballs with Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Slow Cooker Meatballs

I’m blogging for a good cause today! It’s World Diabetes Awareness Day so I made you a diabetic-friendly meal! It’s low-carb and also gluten free. Tender, flavorful meatballs are slow-cooked in tomato sauce and served with roasted spaghetti squash. I replaced the bread crumbs in the meatballs with Parmesan cheese and swapped out the high-carb… 

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Baked Chicken Pizzaiola

Baked Chicken Pizzaiola

Baked chicken cutlets covered in parmesan bread crumbs and topped with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. If pizza and chicken Parmesan fell in love and had a baby together this is what it would look like. A delicious fusion of the two classics. It’s served with spaghetti and a quick, homemade sauce that is a cinch… 

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Easy Puff Pastry Garlic Knots

Easy Garlic Knots

Flaky, golden-brown, garlic-laden, buttery knots of joy. I love you. These are so much easier than the traditional yeast-risen garlic knots and every bit, if not more, delicious! You can throw them together in less than 20 minutes and after the first time they promise to become a habit. If you’re anything like me, and… 

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Mozzarella, Bacon and Corn Salad

Corn, Bacon & Mozzarella Panzanella

Panzanella is an Italian bread and tomato salad that might just be the perfect summer salad! It’s great for using up a bounty of fresh tomatoes, herbs and just about any other type of vegetable you have on hand whether it be from your garden or friendly neighborhood farm market.